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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - November 23, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 1914 NUMBER 291 TOLL OF WAR I Pork and Beans for Tommy Atkins Commissioners Resent the Dictation of Board of Trade STRICTEST ECONOMY THE SECOND CONTINGENT GOESINDEC. Premier Borden Makes An- Will Get 000 More Under Arms Wanted but All Ratepayers to Have a Mayor Speaks Plainly Ottawa, .Ont., Nov. second contingent leaves in De- cember. men. Pre- mier Borden -announces that 000 will befrnobilized immediate- ly, and'sent forward ae required by the War" Office A total of 10B.OOO 'Canadians will be under arms before tile end of the year. Reported Enemy's Fleet May Come and Give Battle Soon MAXIM MAKES PORK AND BEANS FOR BRITISH Hiram Maxim, the great inventoi chopping pork tor the 25000 pounds of work and beans lie IB preparing for the British troops iu the field Sir Illram is preparing the food' himself alter a recipe said to be the Canadians (in UHMlnmber camps Story of the Outbreak Which fiegan October 29 at V Vrede AUTO INJURES WAR PRINCE Kaiser's Fourth Son Suffers Fractur- ed Thigh London, Nov. August William, Emperor Williams fourth eon sustained a fracture on the thigh IS I OYAL' EU ere contusions ot the law as tae rcsuit Of a motoring accjdert, while making a military.tour, says a 23-trreat satisiac- im-teraam dispatch from iled and that __.. ugitnt and li- yl II from thejirst ffr U alone was re- ilLlB London, tion is expressed in official quarters heie Iu receipt ot the news that the DeWet rebellion has failed and that the Boer Icaaer is a fuglt able tp earlv capture frR occaslon 5ccmed impos vho threatened to shoot him He u j d aUva5S been ,1H dcslrL was, however, overtaken in ifont or t, thc t wost the polst-offlce, where he shouted tic w t rtolst when it miorniation he had gleaned to the unanimoiu.lv from this con- was waiting at t.t tlon j thank ,m ,ot mstrutfient inside Ho despatch the g news to the IransTaal The post J d t h n amongst mabtei? succeeded in getting thc mes- f B upon to KM fss-'s the rebelb ffltn galloped through the ,'to sh.uc those responsibilities town in all directions ordering the sv' ihn.p -in.., mhahitents to assemble nt thc mon Aift a .imcntjin rtont ol the Dutch church 1 y, and promised thorn a sjamboking nicy aisoneycn alollo _ DeWet, in the meantime, had taken iav cialm iu 1nv OTCai ?he uiiir iimgiEiiidLL jjul I lio to preach the gospU and to what I can toward the welfare of mj follO'Riiian, I the future, I can Uitli (hci-p humble, )et stirring and well selected Hev A H Be noon greeted tub congregation of Knox Presb) jcstcfday morning clnirch has sfeon some large congregations, hut eiftra icat-3 han (o bf niovidcri jestfflWiiy, wh6n thc new pastor preached his first ser- up ..........a greater of rebcllio.. thad JniaW a-teAUv committed i r OREEK MARINE MINISTER QUITS 5loV. iSf-tho Greek mln liter bt, has ic "That a committee tinder thc.chair- of UIB oiaypr, along vlis lines j pointed to go into th 1H1) osli which will prc ented just ;is soon as possible ailer the mcnt cominitlcc .submits its i'mal port to the council." This resolution, p iss i at tin's morning's ting of tl.u coun- i cil, expresses exactly the commis- sioners' feeling with .regard to th? Board of Trade's agitation to huus the civic employees' salaries reduccrt: The resolution moans that the mat- matter will he dealt with-, as socn as possible. The assessment committee's J report is due some ture this ucek i and it is likely that, any action tak-1 en with regard to salaries will af- fect the treasury before the end of the year, the action is to affect tbe 1915 estimates, it cannot fce taken until the LOiimibsi have seen the 1915 astrestncnt, as prepared by the. assessment commfs sion, The general attitude of the commis-. sioners, .is not going to be dictated by" 'TBbard .of Trade, although thsy themselves are in faypr of the'strictest, economy MAYOR SPEAKS PLAINLY "We want a said the mayor, "which will he representative of the ratepayers, not of the-Board of Trade alone. The labor union and; .other classes must be given as much consideration as the business iwn Mr, Downer won't the apolnt ing of the committee either The Commissioners will 'do that and the mayor will be. chairman We do not want anyone on this committee who has a.sp'ecial axe to grind or who has not obtained all that he would have liked out of'the city The Mayor's sxprassion met with; the-hearty approval or toe other com missioners. Of the other suggestions contained in thc recommendations submitted ;to the council on Saturday, the com-: miasionera are also of one mind. j Saturday afternoon, as I suggested by the Eoaid of Trade, i would not decrease the operation! cost.' it" would increase it as the members of the staff -would ,be com- pelled" to -work while the vOmmtBslon- ers were attending the meeting MUST HAVE GROUND FLOOR -OFFICES The suggestion tn'at ati the city of fices be placed in -.the hall and the Kean block abandoned, did not meet with much favor either It is the aim of the conim saioners to de-- crease the cost of office administra tion to the lowest .point but It would be practically impossible to house the entire staff in the building Women ratepayers mJBt be given some consideration, too, and a ground, floor must be provided somewhere for the payment.of bills and taxes by the ladies, as many of are ac companied .by sma'll ch'ldren who could not be left on the sidewalk, their mothers climb two flights of stairs to pay their taxes and other bills. Office'rent, will be reduced to the minimum as soon as lease on the Kean blocK expires POLICE MATTERS The affairs of the Police depart- ment are at present under the consld eration of the Pollc.e Commission, and were' not discussed; at the meeting this morning. f The Children's 'Shelter and thb. Board qf Hea'.th come mder the sup- ervision 'of the goverrmeni and the city lias no power to deal with without, tho sanction of the powers that It was the general opinion .that the government would not gne much spmpathy- tow nrd minimiaing the efficiency of the Board of Health, and the only way >ve cin get arouiid tlie Children's Shelter is1 to the government' that the populatidn is under FIRE DEPARTMENT tfire department hiatteis were not pushed .by the "ktckeis chieflv be- cause "they w-ire hoavv insurance pay ers, and..if_the.rate was raised they, and not the .taxpayers would suffci- As it is the ratepayers are pajing for the policies "of the heaAlly insured when they, pay, taxes toward the effi ciericy' of the fire department, Those of the "maud' varietv, say the commissioners, do not about n reduction in the scavcngfnf. department, either. When any meo; (Continued on' page OPEN POST OFFICE ON WED.NEXT A'vm R p'cj, Pcslmaster, Made the Announcement of Change Today BATTLE IN POLAND Testing Out New, Terror of Navy On Wednesday Lethbridge moves into- Its new post off ice. 1 t Hat effect v.'5S conveyed to the Herald today by Alvm Rioley, recently appointed as postmaster He advises that thoee desiring boxes in the new oirice be able to get them at the building which will be open tompfrpw for that purpo.se. So far the Herald could l-arn, there rwill be no special ceremony connected with' the op- ening of the new building. Still Rages Wilh No .Decisive May bs Rstaken Western Flanders, Nov. astounding casualties which three and a half months of modern warfare has produced, is a serious matter for the whole of Europe. I have authority for stating that this war has already accounted for something like five mil- lions of the-pick of European man- hood. Thi.s is no fancy figur-2. It has been worked out carefully London, Nov. .news agency dispatch from Holland quotes fish- ermen as -declaring that the German, fleet is preparing for a decisiv; ac- tion in the North Sea. FIIENTH OFFICIAL Paris, Nov. FrcnCn oflici il j bulletin given out in I'aris this after- noon says that yesterday Ypres was subjected to a violent artillery ami that niany of its impovtant build-1 were consumed by the flames. The of the communication lollovvs j Yesterday was marked by a vio- Union Men Will for School Board Two candidates for election to the School Board will likely be named, within a few aavs bv the Trades and Labor Council It is definitely known that at least one candidate will he put up and if there is bound to he an election inywaj probably two men will be ibked to stand. E. W. ilford Is suggested among labor cir- cles as the lilelv nominee, and Mr. Aiford stated this morning that he would run if asked by the Trades and Labor Council to do so Arthur Hayr stated on Saturday that he felt is if the School Board needed- some new blood, aiid that he had been asked bv a number of the members of the Board of Trade to run He is willing to stand for elec- tion hut has not yet definitely an- nounced Ills candidature. To date, only one It H Davidson, has come forwarn wuh definite statement that he will be a candidate. faber Recruits Victims of Some Mismanagement Taber Nov is roused over what appears to be a bit of mis management iu connection with .the recruiting of the second contingent. Two weeks ago Capt Paulds was asked bv Lethbridge recruiting offlc ers to recr nt 2i men in Taber for in fantrj service in the second contin gent Tvventl eight men were secured WJien Capt raulds informed the Lethbridge'officers that the men were ready he vv is informed that the men would have to naj their ren expenses to Lethbridge to be examined instead of being examined here, as was the case with the first contingent.- The Taberf.boys :vrere eager to go Thev believed thatewhen the recruit ing officers asked for 25 nicn from Taber they .nor. and that those, who recruited'iwpuld at least he given a reasonable opportunity of get ting to the front The action .of the authorities lias made the boys here feel that; nobody cares a hang whether they volunteer or not. was marked ny a uo-i TESTING BRITISH ,15 INCH NAVAL case of explosion the leit iitillciv lire The cieinv direct new fifteen jndi English iiijtval sun is consU-ucted m a large shed sq as to cd hlb attention pirticularlv to the' prev rat anj damage being done The line to the -little hut m the foreground town ol Ypres wh re the hi.lirv the is the line which discharges the gun being operated from Hie outside In the markets anil a number ot houses were set on fire In'the Vrgonne-todij was verv hot fighting The encnn delivered very spirited attacks which were re pulsed '.In.the-.Woevre-and the Vosges the situation is .without change. GERMAN OFFICIAL Berlin Nov 33 irs ess) _ Umv .headquarters today gave out an offi- cial report dated November 32, which reads 'In the western arena of the war the situation remains case cf explosion. Under Oc to English In Poland the fighting continues i OIL T.-ter Led, Lodz and near Ocnstochowa Flag, Aw POLAND BU1IC London U -Dciperaic Co offlolalB received Saturday ing m iouncl but details as nt at Ham '.ton. Her to cue outcome and a resumption sunila attivitv in 1 abt Hauliers BOAT BRITISH PRIZE Nov 23 -Standard from (helr at Ham '.ton. Her caijie confirmation of flie re caje conrmai sunila attivitv in 1 abt Hauliers t thjt a Bl.ltisn nrize court hid are the ouutandinf, fedtuie touaj m deolcied azamst the company to t'lE the areas 01 L icrulions icase the which flew l 10 oy the attack ot tnc (jernlan flag, and was captured ciclm lead Austrains Claim to Have Taken, the German Trenches Destroyed WILD TURKISH CLAIMS Bii ish aviators on the Acppelin lead quarters at i nciienchs alcn has not yet subsided the amcuiit of com- ment, on this incident appears in both tire English and licrmau press seems to be oiiC'of all .proportion to tne real damage mliicted GLrTVU'NY LULDS 1 ron I ermanj ti ere tomi, reports, of fDiensli aclivitv m the construc- tion ol warships as well as in ihe manulicture of airships ihe opinion prevails tuat de.uii.inv is not aule to comuece vvun ureat britaiu in the conbtructio of battleships shf is ureitor en-rgj to tne buiHiu0 ol an air Itc-t Naval construction take iclativel) second place LL.MBMIO IHRb IJot-K sides "continue .to be reticent concerning the progress of the great battles in Poland but Berlin', is con- 1 dent that den Von Hindenourg w ill justifv his renutation as the most buccessiul 01 t> Qtriran general- V military authority quoted by th August S b the British, cruiser Suf not tar irom New "iork Citv _ _ ,T i j Fabbn Brothers of New York are Accused of Breaking Neutra'ily GAVE BERLIN REPORTS London, Nov. The greatest act- ivitv of the warring factions still ap- pears to he centred along the front in- Russian Poland between the Vistula and the Waithe rners where the Ger mans are enflea orlng to press back the Russians to Warsaw What the exact situition there is however, has not been divulged Both Berlin aujl Petrograd admit that violent fighting continues Berlin says there is no ol anze in the situation, while Petro grnd declares that the Russians have( obtained "some partial successes. In Poland Ot the contests further south In Polind and in Galicia a similar state New ioik Nov oiieis in low ei Poland and that an im portant battle is proceeding aiec Galicia iud in the Carpathians If fg claimed also that two Russian, battalions surrendered northwest of. Czenstocho-va, and that the Austrlans j hav e resumed the offensiv e on .the 'O Cracow Przems si line Petrograd military authority quoted by the I. Fabbn, wealth) bro- tint on the front ot Czenstoch. liLrlm Lokal Anzeiger declares that and Bar Harbc. ovvo Cracow no essential changes have' the fall of iemberg is onlv a bv U faecret i taken place but that in Galicia the tion qf tune because Von Ilmdcrfaerg cndcavor to leain whe- Austrians have evacuated Novyaaa- is rolling up the. ilus lan right vv hilt tllcl luve supplied to Oermanv, dez it the same time U." Vustnani ire obtained b} wireless at In the V attacking on the le t There i how thc p-ibbri b estate m Bar Harbor, In the west there lv ever no direct informal on from the vncro most, powerful so far as NewBgmswick Premier Guilty on Dugal Charges St. John, N.B., Nov. J K Flemmmj, premier of the province of New Brunswick, is found ih report of th-s Royal Commission appointed by the leg- islature to liwettlgutt charges made by t A Dugal, M.L.A. for Midiwaska, to have compelled a .contractor to psy WOOD Into ths cwnMiin funds, Petrograd ib silent ibout the itra tegy of the present campaign which does not to evcite anv greater conecrji m the Kussian capitil than did .Ihtv previous Germari1 advance on Warsaw SHY K Koine Via I ondon munition is beginning to l.ul the gar rison of says the :Bnchar- est correspondent of the Giornale d It ilia The garrison attempted tvvo surlics last vvcek Wednesday and both failed, thi vus- trians losing hcavilv EXHAUST GARRISON it is hplicved m liucharcit that ihe Russians Desire to cvhiust the means of dcfcnsr before launching a general assault, probablv at the beginning 01 Dcceinber. Tlw Iribnna the commandant at Mwmysl offered to surrender c-i conditlM'tlmt tne garrison be allovv- ykgc'S) IhpFahhri brothers Itt the Fabbn IS. MK. lhe German guns knocked down tie government w. wireless information Jft this countl) concerning the movement of English warships and vessels "alid Pans records in itj that the Allies deniolii of German trenches iftictai reiioit -d man} lines Turkish Claims Turkej according to Beilin, has ing under the English flag, and this innicted losses OI1 the Rus at a time when all commun- sians nejr Batum Asiatic Ilussia. ThK ication'between German? and crmser Hamldleh jnd torpedo country nas supposed to be under strict censorship 1 GERMANS TRVIN3 TO REVOLUTION IN EGYPT AGAINST ENGLAND Rome, Nov The Italian news- papers print ill and Palestine to Turks and German; uous Guorta to In' lot ER-pt to rclwl tti ot EmlnnJ- boats bombarded Tuapse The Ottoman forces on Hie 4ral> Kiver declare they have defeat ed a British force, and .that a shot from a Turkish cruiser caused an ejt T plosion oa a British 'Konboat Servlsni Mike Stand Vienna reports Wo Servians feslst Int (lie Anstriins in w eli the Jen fort-1 near the, Kolubata rh 'Hfa-ltr whlon the. have y. Nltti myt, the Servian before the AuiUiwn it muSKv "tot ttrttegtc ;